Christ's Kingdom Focus The Christ’s Kingdom focus consists of four emphases:
1) “The Kingdom of God is at hand.” -- Mark 1:15
Focus: The Biblical emphasis of the Kingdom of God
2) “The Kingdom of God is like…” -- Matthew 13:24
Focus: The signs and manifestations of the Kingdom of God
3) “But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” -- Matthew 6:33
Focus: Extending the Kingdom of God
4) “We are receiving a Kingdom which cannot be shaken...” -- Hebrews 12:28
Focus: Christ establishes the fullness of His kingdom when He returns
Christ and Culture, H. Richard Niebuhr
“In a message that rings as true today as it did fifty years ago, H. Richard Niebuhr speaks of Christ and culture as the two points of reference for faith and ethics and challenges a new generation of Christians to be true to Christ in a materialistic age.”
Sermon The Kingdom Illustrated: Parables (Click on the red words to download Stephen Jones' sermon.)
Author: Stephen Jones
The Rev. Mr. Stephen Jones currently serves as the Pastor of Student Ministries at Whitnel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Lenoir, NC. Stephen is a graduate of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, GA, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC. Stephen currently occupies the Leadership and Skill Development Portfolio under the Discipleship Ministries Student Ministries Advisory Team.
God Restores Relationship
Jesus is alive! His death and resurrection is the key to The Big God Story. Faith in Jesus and what He did for us on the Cross is the key to our relationship with God forever! Take time with your family to download this devotion and explore this key to Christ's Kingdom together.
Additional resources can be found at iphc.org/christskingdom. We look forward to prayerfully valuing Christ’s Kingdom together in 2017!